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Dec 30, 2012 4:30am PST
boston could see up to eight inches of snow today. the city's mayor has already declared a snow emergency. a top priority there is getting the roads ready and cleared for public safety. freezing temperatures are in the forecast for this week. >>> some good news this morning about former president george h.w. bush. we're told he's improving and has been moved out of the intensive care unit of the houston hospital where he was being treated for an elevated fever. the 41st president has been in the hospital for more than a month now. >>> the u.n. arab league envoy for syria says the situation in the war torn country is getting worse by the day. this weekend may be proving him right. opposition activists say at least 397 people were killed across syria yesterday alone. if true, it would be the deadliest day yet in almost two years of civil war. the opization says more than 200 of those killed were captured and executed by syrian government forces following a battle. >>> more news at the top of the hour when cnn sunday morning continues. but first "sanjay gupta md" starts now. [ sire
Dec 29, 2012 1:30pm PST
. life opens up when you do. >> in cities across the country, this scene plays out every day. i saw it myself on a ride-along with lieutenant john fisk of the seattle fire department. >> the person had three die law did i do, two methadone. >> an anti seizure medication and couple of powerful pain killers. >> he may have stock piled some of his own and take it afterwards. >> it's called stacking. prescription pills stacked on top of other pills. each one amplifying the previous one's effect. >> i'd say it probably began about ten years ago. >> dr. steven anderson, an er dr. in washington state sees the end result of stacking virtually every time he goes to work. >> i've taken two vicodin before, no problem. i've taken a valium to sleep before, no problem. i've had a couple drinks before, no problem. but all of a sudden, you add all of those into the same scenario, and it adds up and causes the complications. >> you're talking about when you say stacking, it sounds like making it exponentially worse. >> exactly. >> here's why. pop a pain pill, and you get pain relief. and at the same
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